“Spirit World” at Vampire Fest

The New Orleans Photo Alliance is hosting a reception Saturday, October 24th from 6-9 at the NOPA Gallery as part of the Vampire Film Fest taking place in New Orleans October 23-26th.

The Gallery’s current exhibit, The Spirit World, features images that evoke the spiritual, supernatural, and unearthly.

Pull out your cape, slip on your fangs and join the Big Easy’s undead fanatics for a 4-day festival full of many cultural events such as:

*An International Film Festival screening more than 50 films in the Vampire, Gothic and Mythic genres with a special midnight film program.

*A New Orleans Style Jazz Funeral for a Vampire in Dutch Alley featuring Tornado Brass Band in conjunction with the Boo Carr.

*The Vampire Novelist Panel moderated by Sue Dent and featuring best-selling author Erin McCarthy, graphic novelist Van Jensen and Louisiana’s own Nicole Peeler.

*A Twitter-Hunt in the French Quarter; Costume Parties & Filmmaker/ Writer Mixers; reception for The Spirit World photographic exhibit hosted by the New Orleans Photo Alliance; and our grand showpiece, Lisa Starry’s A Vampire’s Tale, the Nutcracker for Halloween.

(The Spirit World exhibit runs from October 1st to November 22nd. Gallery hours are: Friday 3-6, and Saturday and Sunday 12-4.)